arytenoidectomy

arytenoidectomy

 [ar″ĭ-tĕ-noi-dek´to-me]
excision of an arytenoid cartilage.

ar·y·te·noi·dec·to·my

(ar'ĭ-tē-noy-dek'tō-mē),
Excision of an arytenoid cartilage, usually in bilateral vocal fold paralysis, to improve breathing.
[arytenoid + G. ektomē, excision]

arytenoidectomy

(ăr′ĭ-tē′noi-dĕk′tə-mē, ə-rĭt′n-oi-)
n.
The surgical excision of an arytenoid cartilage.

ar·y·te·noi·dec·to·my

(ar'i-tē-noy-dek'tŏ-mē)
Excision of an arytenoid cartilage, usually in bilateral vocal fold paralysis, to improve breathing.
[arytenoid + G. ektomē, excision]

arytenoidectomy

excision of an arytenoid cartilage; treatment for laryngeal paralysis in dogs.
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Her vocal fold paralysis had been treated with arytenoidectomy and a vocal fold medialization procedure more than 10 years earlier.
Other modalities of treatment have been described and include chemical splinting using botulinum toxin, (9) arytenoidectomy (17) and cricoarytenoid arthrodesis.
2] laser resection, a right arytenoidectomy with wide soft-tissue margins, and a tracheotomy in anticipation of postoperative edema.
Some extensive reconstructive procedures for example, laryngofissure, arytenoidectomy, vocal fold resection, and cordotomy--may result in a secure airway and closure of the tracheotomy site at the expense of voice quality.
Another indication for hyoid bone reconstruction is the presence of bilateral abductor vocal fold paralysis that has failed to respond to arytenoidectomy.
Cricoid cartilage necrosis after arytenoidectomy in a previously irradiated larynx.